First in the Philo Vance series, originally published in 1926. The screen adaptation starring William Powell was released in 1930. An especially lurid cover for 1946… bullet hole in the head with eyes wide open.
- Philo Vance Murder Case Collection (Short Ends and Leader) (popmatters.com)
- What to Read on the Subway This Week: 6/10 (thedailymuse.com)